Mary Josey Wiles, 77, of Statesville, passed away, Saturday,
July 25, 2020
at the Gordon Hospice House following a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Statesville on October 4,
was the daughter of the late Mack C. and Venie
Mitchell Josey. Mary was a 1960 graduate of Statesville Senior High School and
on October 1, 1960 was married to Dan Graham Wiles, Sr., who survives.
She was a member of FrontStreetBaptistChurch and was a retired Office Manager
and Bookkeeper. She formerly worked for Curlee Tire
and Appliance for 10 years and from 1980 until 1994 at Carolina Tire of
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five
brothers, Roy L. Josey, Richard “Dick” Josey, Charles “Buddy” Josey, Allen
Josey and Jimmy Josey, along with two sisters, Viola “Sis” Waugh and Evelyn Lowrance. A daughter, Diane Wiles Snow, died July
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Dan G. Wiles, Sr., a
daughter, Debbie W. Poole (Dale) of Statesville; a son, Dan G. Wiles, Jr.
(Becky) of Statesville; her grandchildren, Danielle P. Barnes (Jeff), Deven Poole, Crystal Manes (Jake), Summer Wiles, Graham
Wiles, along with her great grandchildren, Jaxon
Barnes, Delaney Barnes, Salem Poole, Stella Poole and Sebastian Jorge Corza. Mary was a great wife, mother, grandmother and great
A service to celebrate the life of Mary Wiles will be conducted Wednesday at FrontStreetBaptistChurch with Rev. Tim Stutts
officiating. Burial in the NationalCemetery in Salisbury will follow on a later date. The
family will speak with friends one hour prior to the services at the church. If
you are unable to attend, your welcome to watch the
live service at www.frontstreet.org/sunday-online
Memorials may be made FrontStreetBaptistChurch or the Gordon Hospice House.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com